Hand-Dyed Yarns Through Science

Hi! I’m Sarah Hand, the indie dyer behind One Hand in the Dyepot Yarns. I’ve recently set up my shop and wanted to share my dye philosophy with you all. I have a Master of Science degree and I take a very analytical approach to dyeing. In my colour experiments, I keep track of time and temperature, pH and dye dilutions in my very detailed lab book. This attention to detail allows a level of precision and control with my hand-dyes, and encourages my creative side to test out interesting colour combinations and designs. I believe that yarn dyeing – like most crafty pursuits – requires us to engage both our left and right brains, and that striking a balance can produce inspiring results.